back to article Asus GPU prices to tumble by up to 25% as US lifts tariffs

The US government's lifting of import tariffs on graphics cards from China has already led to a drop in some prices in America. Asus has promised the prices of some of its graphics cards will decline by up to 25 per cent starting next month. The company is cutting prices on Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series graphic cards from …

  1. badflorist Silver badge

    This explains why Nvidia....

    ... hurried up and released the 3090 TI, which is so they could set the highest MSRP price possible.

  2. thejoelr

    but prices were essentially the same globally.

    Ok, I think Asus or some one at least announced these cuts like 2 weeks ago before the news about the tariffs. And it isn't like prices were cheaper outside the US. This reduction in price was global. It does not add up.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Mining downturn?

    I noticed the local Cex (2nd hand tech store) seems to have a lot of graphics cards lately. I'd put it down to the hike in electricity prices and assumed bitcoin miners were quitting the business!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Mining downturn?

      I suspect most Bitcoin is mined with ASICs, not GPUs. But Ethereum is moving to proof of stake. So maybe there is less market pressure now and even less anticipated?

      1. Juanswart

        Re: Mining downturn?

        Bitcoin is not the only crypto coin, there are a lot more being mined with ASUS GPU. If Ethereum moves to proof of stake then how will the price decrease? This hype is not due to the demand and supply Gap but Tariff Govt. applies. Still you may get the best price here

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Other stories you might like